Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?
Card locked cant take photo
\015 Card locked\015
Remove the SD card from the camera and look for a tab on the left side of the card. If the tab is slid down writing/erasing is impossible. Slide the tab up and writing/erasing is possible.
Before inserting your SD memory card, slide the switch to unlock position.
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